A School Lunch I’d Gladly Eat

On October 24, 2014 By

Commentary by Sean Shavers

When I was in high school in Oakland, I never really questioned the cafeteria menu, I just knew that I wasn’t eating it because it didn’t look appealing and I had other options. For years school lunch was considered nasty and inedible by me and my peers. Many of us would [...]

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Picnic in the Point is Back

On October 23, 2014 By

by Nancy DeVille | Photo • Brett Murphy

On Saturday, October 18, hundreds gathered in Point Richmond’s Judge George Carroll Park to celebrate the return of Picnic in the Point with food, music and fun. Adults chatted and listened to live music by local groups as kids enjoyed a variety of activities including face painting, [...]

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News Report, Nancy DeVille

Richmond is the latest Bay Area city to offer a municipal identification card with the goal of allowing residents to open bank accounts and gain access to other services.

The Richmond City ID Prepaid MasterCard program provides qualifying residents with an official form of identification that includes an optional prepaid [...]

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by Chanelle Ignant

At the California Nonprofit Technology Festival, or simply Tech Fest, hosted at the East Bay Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Richmond, there were no power point presentations or keynote speakers.

Instead, the participants were at the helm, setting the agenda and leading nearly every discussion.

The two-day festival — hosted [...]

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Youth voter turnout in North Carolina, including a sizeable segment of ethnic voters, will play a critical role in determining whether Democratic incumbent Sen. Kay Hagan retains her seat against Republican challenger, state House Speaker Thom Tillis, according to data on [...]

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